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HS7500 - Research Project 1

Credit points: 6
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

This subject's aim is to equip students with the support to develop research skills and design and conduct a research study relevant to their area of interest. In particular students will develop skills in constructing a research hypothesis, developing a protocol that addresses the hypothesis, performing a literature search and review and presentation of those elements in a seminar format. Students will also learn about ethical research and good clinical practice as it relates to the conduct of their research.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of your research area;
  • Understand the processes involved in developing a research proposal, reviewing literature, conducting the research and disseminating the outcomes;
  • Develop skills in verbal and written research presentations;
  • Understand ethical conduct as it relates research practice.
Prerequisites: HS5410 OR HS5101 OR (HS5405 AND NS5408) OR (HS5405 AND NS5407)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
MD8103 MD8104

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Lecturer: Dr Robyn Preston.
Workload expectations:
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars - Entry Seminar
  • 20 hours - Meetings with research supervisor/s as negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (15%); research proposal (35%); literature review (50%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Louise Young.
Workload expectations:
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars - Entry Seminar
  • 20 hours - Meetings with research supervisor/s as negotiated
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (15%); research proposal (35%); literature review (50%).

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